Jazz Voice: Celebrating a century of song
Barbican Hall at 19:30 on 11 November 2011. Tickets on sale now.The London Jazz Festival kicks off in high style with its annual jazz vocal extravaganza featuring a triumphant blend of stellar singing talents and unexpected musical twists and turns, all set to sumptuous arrangements performed by a 40-piece orchestra.
Arranged, scored and conducted by internationally acclaimed trumpeter/composer Guy Barker, Jazz Voice travels through the decades to century of songs past and present, united by significant anniversaries, moments in musical history and some of the great personalities who've contributed to the rich lineage of jazz.
Expect classic songs, dazzling performances and plenty of surprise guests at this unmissable opening-night gala.
Part of London Jazz Festival 2011
Promoted by Serious
London Jazz Festival in association with BBC Radio 3 / Part of the EFG International Excellence Series